Windham Pro GRT / XCT Event
Presented by USA Cycling in accordance with the UCI
Dates: Saturday, August 13th, 2016 – Sunday, August 14th, 2016
Location: Windham Mountain Bike Park – Windham, NY 12496
Pro GRT/XCT at Windham Mountain Resort hosts Downhill and Cross Country Mountain Bike racing with professional and amateur athletes from around the World. The Windham Pro GRT/XCT will cover a similar course as the previous UCI Mountain Bike World Cup events.
To register for the Windham Pro GRT presented by Stan’s NoTubes, CLICK HERE.
To register for the Windham Pro XCT presented by Kenda Tires, CLICK HERE.
*Online registration closes at 9PM on Wednesday, August, 10th.
On-Site registration runs Friday, August 12th from 9AM – 4PM and Saturday, August 13th from 7:30AM – 1:30PM. There will be NO registration on Sunday, August 14th.
Purse: A Cash Pro Purse of Over $20,000 / $10,000+ in Product for Amateur Prizes
Thursday, August 11th, 2016
4PM – Afternoon Course Walk DH Pro / CAT 1 / Junior Only
Friday, August 12th, 2016
8AM – 9AM – Course Walk DH
6:30 AM – 10:30AM – Course Open for Cross Country Training
10:30 AM – 4PM – Course Officially Open for Cross Country Training
9AM – 4PM – Registration in Mountain Express
9AM – 3PM – Pit / Vendor Load In *must check in at registration*
9AM – 1PM – Course Open for DH Pro / CAT 1 Junior Practice ONLY
1PM – 4PM – Course Open for DH CAT 1 Adult / CAT 2 / CAT 3 Practice
Saturday, August 13th, 2016
Pro XCT & Amateur Race NYSMTB Series and Root 66
*Pre Registration Required for XCT Cat 2/3 & XCT Cat 1 Male/Female by 8AM*
7:30AM – 1:30PM – Registration Open at Mountain Express
7:30AM – 9AM – Amateur XCT NYSMTB / Root 66 Series Cat 2 & 3
10AM – 12PM – Amateur XCT NYSMTB / Root 66 Series Cat 1 Men/Women
9AM – 11AM – Course Open DH PRO / CAT 1 Junior Practice Only
11AM – 1:30PM – Course Open for DH CAT 1 Adult / CAT 2 / CAT 3 Practice
12:30PM – 2:30PM – Men Pro Elite XCT Race / U23 XCT
1:30PM – 3PM – Course Open DH PRO / CAT 1 Junior Practice Only
3PM – 4:30PM – Women Pro Elite XCT Race / U23 XCT
3:30PM – Seeding Runs DH PRO / CAT 1 Junior Only
8PM – Cat Eye Lift-Serviced Night Ride at Windham Mountain Bike Park
Sunday, August 14th, 2016
Pro GRT & Eastern States Cup Amateur Race
*Pre Registration Required*
8:30AM – 10AM – Course Open for DH CAT 1 Adult / CAT 2 / CAT 3 Practice
10AM – 11:30AM – Course Open for DH PRO / CAT 1 Junior Practice Only
12PM – DH CAT 3 / CAT 2 / CAT 1 Adult Race Start
1PM – GNH Lumber Kid’s Race (Location: Start Area of D- Lift)
2PM – DH CAT 1 Junior / Pro Women / Pro Men Race Start
*Schedule Tentative and Subject to Change*
*Categories subject to change. International requirements vary please visit UCI and USAC websites for additional information*
Upon Completion of each race – Awards Ceremony at Fire Pit
Lift-Serviced Night Ride:
Cat Eye America presents the only lift-serviced mountain bike night ride in the country at Windham Mountain Bike Park. The ride takes place after the conclusion of the Pro XCT events on Saturday night, August 13th at 8PM. Bring your own light or demo a light (available at the Cat Eye exhibition tent). All riders will also receive an exclusive discount card to be used towards the purchase of their own Cat Eye lighting system. Fee is only $10/per person and includes the demo light rental. Registration can be done online HERE or at the on-site registration area.
Pricing is for participating race teams. Pit spaces do not include power or water hook up. Vendors looking for expo space should email email@example.com.
10×10 Space – $150
10×20 Space – $300
10×30 Space – $450
20×20 Space – $600
20×40 Space – $800
To register your team for pit space, CLICK HERE.
Venue Location and Transportation Details:
• Windham (exit 21 off the New York State Thruway) is located 20 minutes from Catskill, the Greene County seat; 45 minutes from Albany, the capital of New York State; approximately 2 ½ hours from New York City; and just over 3 hours from Boston, Massachusetts.
• Windham is a straight drive down the New York State Thruway from Canada, and is approximately seven hours (420 miles) to Mont-Sainte-Anne by car.
• The city of Hudson is the closest train stop, 30 minutes east of Windham. Amtrak services the Hudson Valley from Pennsylvania Station in NYC, several times a day and is a 2 ½ hour, scenic and easy route to the venue.
• The following is a list of the closest airports to Windham:
1) Albany International (ALB), Albany, NY: 1 hour/65 miles (105 km)
2) Stewart International (SWF), Newburgh, NY: 1.25 hours/79 miles (127 km)
3) Kennedy International (JFK), New York, NY: 2.5 hours/130 miles (209 km)
• Adirondack Trailways bus line services Windham to and from Port Authority in NYC (20 minutes from multiple international airports) twice daily, arriving in the heart of Windham on Main Street. Travel by bus is very economical.
Lodging / Accommodations:
Contributing to Windham’s resort village charm is the variety of independent inns and hotels. There are approximately 1,000 hotel/motel rooms across the mountaintop community of Windham/Hunter and an additional 2,000 rooms throughout the remainder of Greene County within approximately 20 miles (32 km). Lodging prices range from approximately $75-$250 per night.
About the USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Gravity Tour (Pro GRT):
Created in 2009 to consistently provide world-class athletes with a competitive arena on American soil, the USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Gravity Tour (Pro GRT) recognizes the best professional gravity teams and athletes competing on U.S. soil by employing a season-long rankings system to identify overall men’s and women’s series leaders. For more information on the USA Cycling Pro GRT, visit http://www.usacycling.org/progrt. Recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling is the official governing body for all disciplines of competitive cycling in the United States, including road, track, mountain bike, BMX, and cyclo-cross.